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Andrew E. Callow

Captain

8th Mobile Veterinary Section

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Minor Variegata
  • Planted By: Miss H. White
  • Plaque: 3497

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Biography

Andrew Edward Callow was born on the Isle of Man, England and was occupied as a Veterinary Surgeon in Ballarat when he enlisted in the Australian Army Veterinarian Corps on 10 June 1917 at the age of 50. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917. He was admitted as a Captain (later Honorary Major) and embarked on the Port Lincoln just two weeks later on June 22nd. He reached Suez in August where he served with the 1st Australian Veterinary Section. In June 1918 he was posted as a reinforcement to the Desert Corps at Camp Jerusalem. On November 15th 1918 he was admitted to hospital suffering from malaria, and in April 1919 he returned to Australia on the Karoa.

Tree No. 3497

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour